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Market Guide for Application Delivery Controllers

Published: 22 November 2017

ID: G00326165

Analyst(s): Mark Fabbi, Andrew Lerner


The ADC market continues to evolve, with various new cloud-integrated and software-centric use cases having arisen. This report provides infrastructure and operations leaders with a snapshot of the market's transition and profiles vendors representative of emerging and very different approaches.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Traditional ADC Vendors
  • Integrated Public Cloud Solution Providers
  • Over-the-Top ADC Vendors
  • Software-Only ADC Vendors
  • Microservices

Representative Vendors

  • Traditional ADC Vendors
    • A10 Networks
    • Array Networks
    • Barracuda Networks
    • Citrix
    • F5
    • Kemp Technologies
    • Radware
    • Sangfor
  • Integrated Public Cloud Solution Providers
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Microsoft
  • Over-the-Top ADC Vendors
    • Akamai
    • Webscale
  • Software-Only ADC Vendors
    • Avi Networks
    • Buoyant
    • Nginx
    • Pulse Secure (formerly Brocade)

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